A Quarter Century of Turmoil: School Finance in California on the 25th Anniversary of Serrano.

Web Abstract: 
Explains problems with complex system of educational finance in California. Addresses issues such as diversity, per pupil expenditure, and equity at district and school level; problems with special education, pupil transportation, supplemental grants, and mega-item; and brief history of California's school financing--including Serrano v. Priest ruling, Proposition 13, and Proposition 98--illuminating source of current difficulties. Concludes with general solutions.
Author: 
Picus, Lawrence O.
Journal: 
Educational Considerations
Publication Date: 
09/30/1997
Page Numbers: 
5-9
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